Washburne House State Historic Site, Galena

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Washburne House State Historic Site is located in Galena. With our custom trip planner, Galena attractions like Washburne House State Historic Site can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The Washburne House was started in 1843 and is built in what is known as the Greek Revival-style which is why it has the large pillars and the portico in front. The house was completed in 1845 and enl...  more »
  • Washburn was a congressman who was friends with Lincoln & Grant. It was in this house that a telegraph was set up to get the election results when Grant was elected President. They give a wonderful on...  more »
  • Note that this attraction is only open on Fridays and Saturdays from 10-1. But it is very worthwhile. The docent was so knowledgeable and professional, and we wonder why nobody has heard of this guy! ...  more »

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